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Great Power Competition in Space
Great Power Competition in Space

Wed, Mar 20


University Club of Santa Barbara

Great Power Competition in Space

Speaker: Maj Kenneth Bell, USAF Faculty, National Intelligence University Global Security Intelligence Studies Dept.

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Time & Location

Mar 20, 2024, 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

University Club of Santa Barbara, 1332 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA

About the event

Maj Kenneth W. Bell serves as Teaching Faculty and Deputy Department Chair, Global Security Intelligence Studies (GSIS), College of Strategic Intelligence (CSI), National Intelligence University (NIU). As faculty, Maj Bell teaches graduate-level courses such as “Analyzing the Global Strategic Environment,” and “Chinese Military Capabilities and Strategy.” In addition to the design and execution of curriculum, he supervises student research by advising on thesis committees toward the production and publication of value-added knowledge and tradecraft innovation in the field of intelligence.

Maj Bell is from Tyler, Texas and commissioned through the Corps of Cadets, Reserve Officer Training Corps at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Maj Bell graduated Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s in Political Science and commissioned into the United States Air Force in May 2010. He later earned his master’s degree in Strategic Security from The George Washington University, DC.

Following technical training at Goodfellow AFB, TX, Maj Bell was assigned to the 614th Air and Space Operations Center (AOC), Vandenberg AFB, Calif where he served as Senior Intelligence Duty Officer (SIDO), and Deputy Chief, Analysis, Correlation, and Fusion (ACF) Team. Maj Bell was later assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Washington, DC where he served in a variety of duties to include: Deputy Chief, Human Intelligence and OpenSource Intelligence Requirements Branch, DIA; Chief, Transnational Collection Strategy Team, Joint Staff Intelligence Directorate (J2), Pentagon; and Counter-Terrorism Analyst with the Office of the Chief Prosecutor, Office of Military Commissions for the 9-11 conspirators, and USS Cole bomber. Prior to his current assignment, Maj Bell served as the Assistant Director of Operations at the 4th Operations Support Squadron, Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC, coordinating the efforts of eight flights totaling 400 personnel in support of F-15E Strike Eagle Operations.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration Requested by Saturday, March 16th

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